Articles from January 2017

Ph.D. alum presents impactful lecture at Lindquist Center

Eddie Moore Jr., who earned a PhD in Ph.D. in Educational Policy and Leadership Studies at the University of Iowa College of Education in 2004, recently presented the lecture titled, "White Privilege 101: Getting in on the Conversations" at the Lindquist Center.

UI REACH admission letter video goes viral

This article in The Des Moines Register gives some context surrounding the viral video of a young man named Carter learning he's been admitted into the University of Iowa REACH program at the College of Education.
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Iowa Student Loan Funds Scholarships for UI REACH Students

Iowa students seeking to meet career and college aspirations through the University of Iowa's REACH (Realizing Educational and Career Hopes) program will receive the support they need thanks to a contribution from Iowa Student Loan.

The University of Iowa Partners with HigherEducation.com to Launch New Online Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)

HigherEducation.com is proud to announce that it is partnering with the University of Iowa to offer a new online Certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) that is available for enrollment now.
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Schmidt, Thein discuss aim of Strong Girls Read Strong Books

Strong Girls Read Strong Books, a weekly after-school program, is using books to talk with girls at local elementary schools about how to be strong.
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New Iowa Reading Research Center program to address need-based literacy challenges

A new Iowa Reading Research Center initiative will provide expert training in literacy instruction, need-based improvement planning, and continuous support to four local education agencies in order to bring improved literacy outcomes for students facing multiple challenges.

Assouline discusses need for rural educational opportunities

Susan Assouline, director of the Belin-Blank Center at the University of Iowa College of Education, provides several insights on the need for rural educational opportunities in this column.
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Online MA in Educational Leadership ranks 16th nationally by US News & World Report

The Master of Arts in Educational Leadership Program at the University of Iowa College of Education has been ranked number 16 by U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 Best Online Graduate Education Programs category, up from number 17 in 2016.
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Composing a new narrative

DaVida Anderson, a PhD student in higher education and student affairs at the University of Iowa College of Education, is motivated to create more diversity around the leadership table in academia.
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Watt discusses inclusion on NASPA Leadership Podcast

Professor Sherry Watt appears on the NASPA Leadership Podcast hosted by NASPA Student Leadership Programs. Watt provides insights on the alignment of leadership with inclusion, working through defenses during discussions about sensitive issues, and other topics. Listen to the full podcast here.